Cinco de Mayo Theme Unit
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Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
  Cinco de Mayo
Select the definition that most nearly defines the given word.
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1.   patio
  a hanging, colorful container holding candies, fruits, and toys. To get the goodies you must break it with a sturdy stick!
  a spicy sauce of tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Eaten with tortilla chips!
  small donkey; more widely known as a flour tortilla folded around a meat filling.
  open courtyard
2.   chili
  gorge, ravine
  red pepper
  party
  the condition of being successful or thriving
3.   burrito
  an exhibition of cowboy skills
  to remember or mark by a ceremony
  small donkey; more widely known as a flour tortilla folded around a meat filling.
  this large, round, red, pulpy fruit is often called a vegetable. It is one of the main ingredients in salsa!
4.   canyon
  a thin corn or flour pancake used as a base in many Mexican dishes.
  village, town
  gorge, ravine
  donkey
5.   tomato
  avocado dip
  wild, untamed horse
  this large, round, red, pulpy fruit is often called a vegetable. It is one of the main ingredients in salsa!
  small, hardy horse
6.   tortilla
  plateau
  hot pepper
  a thin corn or flour pancake used as a base in many Mexican dishes.
  Mexican hat
7.   sierra
  mud brick dried by the sun, used to build small homes
  mountain range
  open courtyard
  red pepper
8.   burro
  donkey
  the number "five"
  the number "five"
  small, hardy horse
9.   mesa
  Mexican hat
  plateau
  wild, untamed horse
  this large, round, red, pulpy fruit is often called a vegetable. It is one of the main ingredients in salsa!
10.   guacamole
  small donkey; more widely known as a flour tortilla folded around a meat filling.
  avocado dip
  red pepper
  a hanging, colorful container holding candies, fruits, and toys. To get the goodies you must break it with a sturdy stick!
11.   jalapeņo
  donkey
  hot pepper
  avocado dip
  to remember or mark by a ceremony
12.   pueblo
  mountain range
  mud brick dried by the sun, used to build small homes
  village, town
  an exhibition of cowboy skills